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A Hotfix is a product update package with one or more updated product files that fix a specific product problem.

The Hotfixes available through this program have not gone through full Microsoft product regression testing. Specifically, these Hotfixes have had targeted testing which does not include testing in combination with other Hotfixes.
Please carefully review the associated Hotfix KB article to verify the fix is the one needed and there are no known compatibility or installation issues. You may also want to contact a Microsoft Support Professional.

FIX: Visual Studio 2005 stops responding or performance is slow when you use the IntelliSense feature

In Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, you may experience slow performance, or Visual Studio 2005 may stop responding. This problem occurs when one of the following conditions is true:• You try to use the IntelliSense feature to obtain information on fields, methods, or properties on objects, pointers, or classes. For example, you use the following syntax:
• You try to obtain the explanation for a method or a template by using one of the following syntaxes:• Function(
• Template<

• You scroll through a very long source code window. This problem especially occurs when the functions in the source code window are very long.
• You switch between the choices in the Active solution configuration drop-down list in the Configuration Manager dialog box.

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Last edited Jun 19 2008 at 12:30 AM  by codegalleryadmin, version 4
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